August 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Preschool celebrates 20 years

The Jamestown Early Learning Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary with more than a celebration. It is expanding its facility.  More...

Editorial

Thanks from seniors

The Friends of Jamestown Seniors wish to thank Nancy Pinksaw, Nancy Beye and all of the participants of the painting fundraiser held July 25. More...

Kudos to volunteers

Thanks to everyone who helped make our 41st annual members show such a success. Thanks to Bill Piva and his helpful staff at the recreation center; to Bridges Inc. More...

Parade of lights

Children who created lanterns from recycled material showcased their work during a parade that started at East Ferry and ended at the Jamestown Arts Center. Below, the procession even had musical accompaniment.   More...

Obituaries

Judith L. Cochran

Judith L. Cochran, a longtime resident of Jamestown, died suddenly on Aug. 3, 2015, in Jamestown.  She was born May 10, 1949, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of George L. and Annabelle M. (Rishel) Cantrall.  More...

Eliot Warden Denault

Eliot Warden Denault, also known as Peter, 89, of Delray Beach, Fla., died July 30, 2015, surrounded by family at his vacation home in Jamestown. Mr. Denault was born March 11, 1926, in Boston, the son of the late Eliot W. More...

John B. Gray Jr.

John B. Gray Jr., 64, of Jamestown, passed away unexpectedly July 27, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Karen E. (Lee) Gray for 31 years.  Born in New Bedford, Mass., he was a son of the late John B. and Virginia (Tripp) Gray. More...

Council mulls public access

Right-of-way advocates deliver progress report

Policy decisions about the town’s many rights-of-way could come in September, but the Town Council on Monday postponed its discussion about public access to the waterfront until staff has collected all the data.  More...

Boys flying high in Jamestown

It’s a rare scene watching a teenage boy talk about equity. More...

News

Family photo

Second from right, an adult osprey perches in its Marsh Meadows nest with three of its young last week. The birds can be seen live on webcam at conanicutraptors.com. More...

Permission needed to paint storm drains

Councilors, abutters will have to approve artwork

Painted storm drains will have a future in town, but will need prior “endorsements” from the Town Council, administration and immediate abutters, Town Administrator Andy Nota announced Monday night.  More...

Downtown restaurant honored for wine list

Already widely praised by food magazines for his culinary skills, Jamestown Fish co-owner and executive chef Matthew MacCartney is now being honored for his work as a sommelier.  More...

About Town

Tryouts nearing for annual talent show

The community chorus will host free auditions for its annual talent show on Monday, Aug. 17, and Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the recreation center. There are no age or residency restrictions. More...

Tickets available for chamber fundraiser

Tickets are on sale for the chamber of commerce’s annual fundraiser at Fort Getty, which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Admission includes dinner, beer, wine, soda and dancing. More...

Volunteers needed to raise flags on Monday

Volunteers are needed to raise and lower dozens of U.S. flags at East Ferry Veterans Memorial Square on Monday, Aug. 10. The flags, which date back to the Spanish American War, will be flown in recognition of Victory Day. More...

News of Record

Police Log

The Jamestown Police Department from July 27 to Aug. 3 responded to 466 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 180 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. More...

town meetings

Tuesday, Aug. 11 3:30 p.m., the Charter Review Committee will meet at Town Hall  5 p.m., the library board of trustees will meet at the library  Wednesday, Aug. More...